10 September

Aargh! What have I done?

Aargh! What have I done?

There’s nothing like pressing the send button to immediately reveal a mistake in your email. One that you’re sure wasn’t there a minute ago. Suddenly you notice that you’ve sent 20 colleagues a tasty-sounding pasta recipe (or worse 🙂 ) instead of the monthly sales figures. Or autocorrect has changed the name of an important […]

6 February

Writing emails that build relationships

Writing emails that build relationships

Writing an email in English probably takes more time and effort than it does in your own language. So – especially when you’ve got an inbox full of mails to reply to – it can be tempting to only write to someone when you have to and then keep it brief and to the point. […]

3 February

Introducing yourself by email

Introducing yourself by email

Introducing yourself to the rest of the team is one of the first things to do in a new job. Simple enough if your new colleagues are on the same corridor. But what if they’re spread all over the world? If you’re not likely to meet them in person until much later, why not introduce […]